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Viking Torgil
Overview

Douro River Cruise Ships

These intimate ships were custom built to sail Portugal's Douro River, with state-of-the-art engineering, deluxe accommodations and streamlined Scandinavian interiors. Like our Viking Longships, you can choose from a variety of stateroom classes, all with sweeping river views.

Torgil - Danish Explorer

An alleged son of the Danish King Harald, Torgil sailed westward to Bretland (Wales and western England), Portugal and Ireland. According to Viking history, he and his brother Frode were the first Northmen to conquer Dublin. Torgil lived to be king of Dublin for many years.

Services

Services aboard Viking Torgil

While you are aboard a Viking ship, you enjoy myriad services, from shipwide wi-fi service to laundry to complimentary bottled water. See the About Your Trip section of our website for detailed answers to your questions; you can select On the Ship from the dropdown menu for an alphabetical listing of onboard information.

Viking Daily

An onboard daily newsletter, Viking Daily, featuring information about daily activities, shore excursions and tour departure times is delivered to your stateroom every evening.

Cultural Curriculum

Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. We offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Learn about:

  • The long history of the Iberian Peninsula
  • Port wine viticulture
  • Cultural influences on the area's art and architecture
  • The European pilgrimage tradition
  • Fado, flamenco and other music and dance traditions

    These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.

  • Douro Ship Features
    • 53 outside staterooms with river view (16 Standard Staterooms, 2 French Balcony Staterooms, 24 Veranda Staterooms, 11 Veranda Suites)
    • All Upper & Middle Deck staterooms feature a full-size veranda or a French balcony
    • Sun Deck with shaded sitting area and al fresco dining; swimming pool; organic herb garden; solar panels; putting green
    • Aquavit Terrace, a revolutionary outdoor viewing area at the bow of the ship for al fresco dining
    • Lounge & Bar with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
    • Restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows for panoramic views
    • Library & onboard shop
    • Elevator
    • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
    • Laundry service
    • 40" flat-screen Sony TV with infotainment system featuring Movies On Demand, plus CNBC, CNN, National Geographic & more
    Dining and Cuisine.

    For breakfast, choose from our selections of pastries, cereals, breakfast meats, egg dishes, fresh fruit and selected cheeses. At lunch, select from the soup and sandwich bar, or a choice of entrees and dessert. And for dinner, you are treated to a five-course menu with regional specialties. You may also select from our regional wines to perfectly complement your meal. And wherever you sail, you will find enhancements reflecting your itinerary it is all part of experiencing the local culture.

    Activities

    Visit port wine making facilities along the Douro, tour Lisbons Bairro Alto, dine at a centuries-old monastery converted to a museum, enjoy a Portuguese folkloric show and a Spanish flamenco performance, and tour the Mateus Palace and its spectacular gardens. These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

    Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. We offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Topics may include the long history of the Iberian Peninsula, port wine viticulture, cultural influences on the areas art and architecture, the European pilgrimage tradition, and Fado, flamenco and other music and dance traditions. These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.

    Ship Facts
    • Built: 2014
    • Length: 262 ft.
    • Passenger Capacity: 106
    • Crew: 36
    • Decks: 4
    • Staterooms: 53
    Categories
    Veranda
    Category Code(s)
    A
    B
    Description
    River-view stateroom, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door to a full-size veranda. Hotel-style bed (optional twin-bed configuration); luxury linens & pillows. Wi-Fi. 40" flat-screen Sony TV with Movies On Demand, CNBC, CNN, NatGeo & more. 110/220. Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & climate control. Bathroom with glass-enclosed shower. Freyja toiletries; plush robes & slippers. Steward & twice-daily housekeeping. Space under bed for suitcases. Wardrobe with wooden hangers.
    Veranda Suite
    Category Code(s)
    AA
    AB
    Description
    River-view suite, full-size veranda off the spacious, separate sitting room & floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door, known as a French balcony, in the sleeping quarters. Standard amenites plus: Early check-in (no later than 12 PM). Complimentary Viking Air Plus, laundry & shoe shine services. Welcome champagne; mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily); daily fruit plate. Binoculars.
    French Balcony
    Category Code(s)
    C
    D
    Description
    Hotel-style beds (with optional twin-bed configuration) Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open to create a French balcony Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily Bathrobe and slippers available upon request Individual climate control Space under bed for storing suitcases; roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers Voltage: 220V and 110V
    Standard Stateroom
    Category Code(s)
    E
    F
    Description
    Hotel-style beds (with optional twin-bed configuration) Half-height picture window Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily Bathrobe and slippers available upon request Individual climate control Space under bed for storing suitcases; roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers Voltage: 220V and 110V

    Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

    Decks
    Stateroom Legend
    • Stateroom Legend
    • A Veranda
      AA Veranda Suite
      AB Veranda Suite
      B Veranda
      C French Balcony
      D French Balcony
      E Standard Stateroom
      F Standard Stateroom
    Please select the deck plan you will like to see below

    Sun Deck

    Sun Deck
    Vendor
    Viking River Cruises
    General

    River Cruise Destinations
    Journey into the heart of Europe, Russia, Asia, Egypt and beyond on a culturally immersive scenic cruise. Whether you yearn to see the castle-lined Rhine, romantic Danube, historic Seine or vineyard-laced Douro, your river cruise with Viking begins here.


    Highlights of a Viking River Cruise
    Traveling by river, beyond the reach of roadways, you will discover the true nature of fascinating lands and the people who call them home. You will travel with ease, unpacking just once and enjoying the ever-changing scenery along the banks as you are gently carried on board an elegant, intimate ship to your next destination.


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